Die Berufung

German title for the movie "On the Basis of Sex"

German title for the movie "On the Basis of Sex"

 

The great original title wouldn't have worked in non-native English-speaking countries. The solution for German speaking audiences was the German word "Berufung" which means the "appeal" to the court as well as the "vocation" to do a job someone feels called to – like Ruth Bader Ginsburg did and still does today.

Original titel: On the Basis of Sex

German Titel : Die Berufung (The Vocation)